Melbourne, Iowa Population 2024

760

Melbourne is a city located in Marshall County Iowa. Melbourne has a 2024 population of 760. Melbourne is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -3.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 787 in 2020.

The average household income in Melbourne is $99,330 with a poverty rate of 1.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Melbourne is 35.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Melbourne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melbourne was:

  • White: 99.11%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,343.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.43% (-27)
The current population of Melbourne, Iowa is 760 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 787.

Melbourne, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78199.11%
Two or more races60.76%
Native American10.13%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Melbourne Population by Race

Melbourne Population Pyramid 2024

Melbourne Median Age

35.5

Total

31.5

Male

38.7

Female

Melbourne Adults

There are 525 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Melbourne.

Melbourne Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Melbourne Sex Ratio

Female35645.18%
Male43254.82%

Melbourne Population by Age

Melbourne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2942.6885.714.3
Married1633.3898.21.8
Non Family691.2382.617.4
Female362.4261.138.9
Male262.55050
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

85.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Melbourne Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Melbourne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,423

Average Earnings

$57,500

Average Male

$36,719

Average Female

Melbourne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melbourne Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Melbourne Language

99.44% of Melbourne residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Melbourne Language

Melbourne Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White777121.54%
showing: 1 rows

1.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.16%

Male Poverty Rate

1.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melbourne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melbourne is White, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melbourne is White, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 4.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.2%.

Melbourne Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.69%
High School3.38%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Melbourne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed12.5%
Male Employed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Melbourne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melbourne Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Melbourne Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Melbourne Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Melbourne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Melbourne Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Melbourne Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Melbourne Veterans by War

count

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Melbourne Veterans by Age

count

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Melbourne Veterans by Race

Melbourne Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melbourne Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.8%

Labor Force Participation

77.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Melbourne Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Melbourne Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Melbourne Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.24%

Born in Melbourne

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Melbourne residents were born in the United States, with 91.24% having been born in Iowa. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Melbourne Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029730-6-0.82%
2028736-6-0.81%
2027742-6-0.8%
2026748-6-0.8%
2025754-6-0.79%
2024760-6-0.78%
2023766-6-0.78%
2022772-6-0.77%
2021778-9-1.14%
2020787-11-1.38%
2019798-12-1.48%
2018810-6-0.74%
2017816-1-0.12%
2016817-2-0.24%
2015819-7-0.85%
2014826-2-0.24%
2013828-12-1.43%
2012840-2-0.24%
201184280.96%
2010834
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Melbourne Population by Year